Number 22 - 1998

Summary

This issue is particularly heterogeneous : chronologically speaking (from the 17th to the 20th century), and by the covered topics (architecture, music, literature, politics). The “Archives documents” is dedicated to one of the most important events of the Monaco history : the Treaty of Péronne, which has linked France to the principality for 152 years, and which is transcribed in its entirety. (full texts in French)

THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO BY THE IMAGE

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO BY THE IMAGE

The foundation stone of the present casino was laid in 1858. Since then, the architecture of this building has changed according to the pictorial and musical fashions, but also the needs of every age. This article shows an overall map and pictures, sometimes unpublished, of the casino. Containing commentaries, those pictures introduce us to a universe of beauty and elegance. (full text in French)

LE CASINO DE MONTE-CARLO PAR L'IMAGE - 1998

Daniel AUBRY
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OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM

A national march was created in the early 19th century, after a murky political period ended by the secession of Menton and Roquebrune. The march was transformed into anthem, with Prince Charles III’s support, in order to establish the international status of Monaco. Several instrumental versions exist, and the author presents two of them. (full text in French)

 

NOTRE HYMNE NATIONAL - 1998

Fernand BERTRAND
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IN PROVENCE AND MONACO : MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ’S IMAGINARY TRIP

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - IN PROVENCE AND MONACO : MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ’S IMAGINARY TRIP

Madame de Sévigné was a Parisian in the soul, and came to Provence to visit her daughter, François de Grignan’s wife, who was then Governor of Provence. This epistolary relationship was the only way for those women to communicate. Even if Madame de Sévigné had never been in Monaco, she imagined the Principality when her daughter visited the princess of Monaco in 1672. (full text in French)

EN PROVENCE ET À MONACO : UN VOYAGE IMAGINAIRE DE MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ - 1998

Roger DUCHENE
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THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO IN PARIS IN 1912

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO IN PARIS IN 1912

In 1912, the name of the opera of Monte-Carlo was associated to Raoul Gunsbourg, director of this prestigious institution since 1892. His artistic choices, safe and original, permitted to settle the operas of Boito, Verdi, Rossini and Puccini which built the reputation of this establishment. (full text in French)

L’OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO À PARIS EN 1912 - 1998

Georges et Paule FAVRE
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PRINCE ALBERT I’S HUNTINGS AT CAP MARTIN

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - PRINCE ALBERT I’S HUNTINGS AT CAP MARTIN

Bought in 1346 by the lords of Monaco, the Cap Martin property was the princes’ hunting place in the next centuries. Antoine I could not move a lot because he had gout but he enjoyed hunting in this place, on a litter, and stayed in his Menton “casin”. (full text in French)

LES CHASSES DU PRINCE ANTOINE Ier AU CAP MARTIN - 1998

Thérèse GHIZZI et Robert FILLON
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ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS : THE TREATY OF PÉRONNE (SEPTEMBER, 14<sup>th</sup> 1641)

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS : THE TREATY OF PÉRONNE (SEPTEMBER, 14th 1641)

The treaty of Péronne was fundamental for the Monaco’s history. Its signature put an end to the Spanish protectorate, which was settled in 1524, and it represented the beginning of the French protectorate… for 152 years… (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : LE TRAITÉ DE PÉRONNE (14 SEPTEMBRE 1641) - 1998

Claude PASSET
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THE TRAGIC FATE OF A PRINCESS OF MONACO IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE TRAGIC FATE OF A PRINCESS OF MONACO IN THE 18th CENTURY : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE

Françoise-Thérèse de Choiseul-Stainville, Joseph Grimaldi’s wife and Prince Honoré III’s daughter-in-law, was the only princess of Monaco who died guillotined. This article refers to this sensitive women who was born in a gold cocoon and who died on the last revolutionary cart, 28 years later. (full text in French)

LA TRAGIQUE DESTINÉE D'UNE PRINCESSE DE MONACO AU XVIIIe SIÈCLE : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE - 1998

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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